New Market Research Report: Turkey Telecommunications Report Q3 2015

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Mon May 04 2015

The Turkish telecommunications market, as with many other markets in the region, is experiencing a switch from traditional legacy services - voice and messaging- towards more advanced data services. This is clear through the success of 3G and increasing smartphone penetration, which will be further boosted by the launch of 4G, but also through greater uptake of fibre and VDSL services in the fixed broadband space. Growth in new services will offset decline in traditional services, with bundling a way for operators to ensure the decline is not sudden. There are regulatory risks however, as the Turkish government grows authoritarian by blocking social networking sites, while taxes and import tariffs may weigh downo a successful part of the economy.

Key Data

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* Data services continue to grow through 3G uptake, with Avea the first operator to report a smartphone penetration rate above 50%. We expect other operators to reach that landmark soon, especially with the launch of 4G
* The rise of 3G services has had a negative impact on some traditional services, with the number of SMS sent declining by over 50mn in 2014 as users migrate to OTT messaging alternatives
* While broadband access will remain predominantly on mobile, fixed broadband will continue to perform well because of customer's need for speeds. Fibre connections are continuing to grown and over 50% of connections can now access speeds greater than 8Mbps, from 20% in 2013.

Key Trends And Developments

Turkey will auction LTE spectrum in May 2015 in the 800/900/1,800/2,100/2,600MHz bands, with operators hoping to launch the service by the end of the year. Turkcell has already announced it is ready to launch, with the regulator putting a minimum price of USD2.3bn, and a coverage target of 90% by 2021.

In partnership with Volvo and Subaru, Turkcell launched its Connected Car platform on August 1 2014. Through an online 'infotainment' screen, drivers and passengers will be able to access...

The Turkey Telecommunications Report features BMI Research's independent industry forecasts on the future strength of Turkey's ICT market, covering the fixed-line, mobile and internet segments and analyses latest regulatory developments and corporate news, including investment activity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships. Leading operators and manufacturers are fully profiled, highlighting their quarterly financial performance, capital expenditure plans and latest contracts.

BMI's Turkey Telecommunications Report provides industry professionals and researchers, operators, equipment suppliers and vendors, corporate and financial services analysts and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the telecoms industry in Turkey.

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